Stone: stone, the oldest stone percussion instrument and sacrificial instrument in the history of China. The material is mainly limestone, followed by qingshi and jade. All of them are made in the form of a Chinese. The size and size vary. The beams are made of copper and have a single-sided double structure, and the beams are round. The pillar and the base of the beast form the dragon, the neck of the crane, the bird body, the turtle foot. The modelling is strange, make delicate and firm. There are many kinds of "stone", such as "jade, iron, bronze,", "qing, sheng, song, song," etc. Each kind of chime, roughly, is made of a single piece of stone or iron with 16 pieces. It is because of the difference between the thickness and thickness of a stone or iron plate.
Silk: various string instruments, because the old strings are made of silk. There are the qin, the serb, the building, the pipa, the harp, and the konghou
Leather: mainly the drums, with the drums and the drum.
Wooden class: it is very rare now. There are various kinds of wooden drums, different kinds, and chuk. Yu is the ancient percussion and shape fighter shaped, crouching on the sawtooth thin board, splitting into rhizome with one end of the bamboo tube, inverse the sawtooth pronunciation, for the end of the music. Used in the court of all dynasties. Chuk is an ancient percussion instrument, such as a square wooden box, which is narrow in width, and is struck by a vertebral (wooden stick) in the inner wall, indicating that the music is about to begin. Used in the court of all dynasties.